Procurement Manager Aviation (m/f/x) Job in Wessling

Location: Wessling
Branch: Aviation
40 Hours per Week

With or without professional experience

Project description:
As procurement manager you will work closely with the Engineering, Production, Quality, Program Management and Product Design Team as part of a multifunctional team. Your responsibility focuses on the implementation of the operational procurement activities and to make sure that the defined procurement strategy is properly cascaded and followed for the respective commodities. In the process, you will be part of the creation and establishment of a professional aircraft supply base with the highest quality product available in time-while meeting technical corporate standards based on a complete new worldwide market ecosystem.


  • Support the category manager with the creation of the relevant Procurement Strategy for the respective commodity
  • Initiate and conduct the Sourcing Process (RFIs, RFPs, RFQs) in coordination with the Category Manager, including market assessment, identification of potential suppliers, preparation of the sourcing documents, process execution and support by the supplier assessment and supplier selection within the multifunctional team
  • Perform cost management to identify areas of potential cost reduction and analyse the impact of pricing changes
  • Cooperate with cost engineering on cost target and cost transparency
  • Support the contract negotiations in alignment with various functions and company strategy
  • Contribute to the elaboration of procurement, production, and program timeline
  • Work closely with the category manager, legal, supply chain operations and supply chain quality team
  • Report the status and project progress to the category manager and align in a weekly basis regarding the project progress and next steps
  • Update the organisation with a regular newsletter


  • B.Sc./M.Sc. Business administration, Supply chain and/or Engineering
  • 3 years proven work experience in strategic and operational procurement in the aerospace sector
  • Experience in procurement strategy implementation within a multifunctional/multidisciplinary work environment
  • Sound understanding of financial statements and experience in cost reduction and optimization
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Experience with working and cooperating with suppliers and other stakeholders
  • Direct, enthusiastic and excellent communicator who engages comfortably and credibly with all levels of the organisation
  • High sense for urgency with can-do mindset and customer orientation
  • Eager to learn and adopt his/her style to a start-up environment
  • Teamoriented and robust as well as passionate to follow given objectives

further desired qualifications:

  • Ability to facilitate workshops (internal and/or external)
  • High personal influencing and negotiation skills
  • Know-how of system electronics and hardware components
  • Fluent in German

We offer:

Corporate Benefits
Language courses
Professional further education
Free beverages
360° support, including assistance with dealing with authorities, finding accommodation, etc.
Regular feedback meetings
Individual career planning
Collegial and friendly working atmosphere
Company pension scheme
Flexible working hours
30 days vacation and flexible holiday planning
Regular team events
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Your contact partner:


Alexander Kass

Parkring 31
85748 Garching
Tel: +49 89 5404675-16
Fax: +49 89 5404675-69

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